Wall Street Bonuses Fell in 2015

March 7, 2016 7:51 PM

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Wall Street Bonuses Fell in 2015

Wall Street bonuses are down for the second straight year, and recent market volatility and cutbacks suggest that 2016 is shaping up to be a difficult year, according to the New York State comptroller.

The average bonus paid in the securities industry fell 9 percent, to $146,200, last year, while the bonus pool for employees who work in New York City shrank 6 percent, to $25 billion.

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